About Last Night 68: Flames complete the comeback, knock off Columbus Blue Jackets in OT

The Flames started this one off very slowly. A number of defensive breakdowns and they were down 2-0 on goals from Devin Shore and Gustav Nyquist. From there the Flames applied some pressure, but the Jackets played a strong defensive game through the second, and held the Flames mostly to the outside. It seemed that … Continue reading About Last Night 68: Flames complete the comeback, knock off Columbus Blue Jackets in OT

About Last Night 65: Flames squander regulation win, lose in overtime

The Flames started off strong, but with seconds left in the first, Colton Sissons put the Predators up by a goal. That would not last long. Just 26 seconds into the second, Rasmus Andersson put the Flames level. Just a few minutes after that Mikael Backlund pulled the Flames ahead by a goal. The Flames … Continue reading About Last Night 65: Flames squander regulation win, lose in overtime

The Flames have some big questions on defence after this season

With the Flames bringing in two new defenceman at the NHL Trade Deadline, it looks to have strengthened their back end which has been ravished by injuries. Hopefully this move helps them have a long post-season, but come the offseason, there will be a number of questions that need answering. Prior to signing Erik Gustafsson … Continue reading The Flames have some big questions on defence after this season

About Last Night 64: Flames put together complete effort, get revenge on the Bruins

In the second game of a five-game road trip, the Calgary Flames started off well with a strong first period capped off by a Matthew Tkachuk goal. Brad Marchand answered back in the second while shorthanded to pull the Boston Bruins back even, but Sean Monahan put two past Tuukka Rask to put the Flames … Continue reading About Last Night 64: Flames put together complete effort, get revenge on the Bruins

About Last Night 63: Flames fry Red Wings in Motor City

The Calgary Flames started off very strong against a Detroit Red Wings team that was missing several key pieces, held out of the lineup prior to the trade deadline. Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan put the Flames up by two in the first period before Dylan Larkin pulled the Wings back to within one. In … Continue reading About Last Night 63: Flames fry Red Wings in Motor City

About Last Night 62: Flames start red hot but lose to Boston Bruins

In what was a franchise record setting start, the Flames scored three goals in the first 3.23, but end the period tied with the Bruins. The visitors scored a fourth goal just seconds into the third, but a Matthew Tkachuk fight and a number of good chances late could not give them the win. Statistical … Continue reading About Last Night 62: Flames start red hot but lose to Boston Bruins

Four questions for the Flames going into the trade deadline

As much as we love to think we know everything that is happening with the team we cheer for, the fact of the matter is we know nothing. The internal workings of the team at all levels are almost completely unknown to us, and we're largely in the dark in terms of what the team … Continue reading Four questions for the Flames going into the trade deadline

About Last Night 59: Flames demolish Ducks at Honda Center

The Flames came out absolutely flying in this one. Elias Lindholm jammed a loose puck past John Gibson to open the scoring, then Andrew Mangiapane picked up an errant pass and fed Mikael Backlund, who made no mistake in popping it into the back of the net. The goals kept coming. Oliver Kylington walked in … Continue reading About Last Night 59: Flames demolish Ducks at Honda Center

About Last Night 58: Rittich shines, Flames struggle in loss to Kings

In the opening period, the Flames looked like a team that was missing defencemen. They were giving the Kings a number of clear chances, but David Rittich shut the door. The Flames opened the scoring midway through the second. Cal Petersen misplayed the puck to Matthew Tkachuk, who fed Mikael Backlund in front of the … Continue reading About Last Night 58: Rittich shines, Flames struggle in loss to Kings

About Last Night 57: Flames win second straight in convincing fashion, take down Sharks 6-2

Another game, another huge 6-2 victory. The Flames started quickly with three goals in the first ten minutes, from Milan Lucic, Tobias Rieder, and Zac Rinaldo. San Jose would add one before the end of the period from Erik Karlsson. The teams traded goals in the second, with Mark Jankowski getting the goal for the … Continue reading About Last Night 57: Flames win second straight in convincing fashion, take down Sharks 6-2